Brendan Fraser is a very good Canadian actor, one of the many Canadian actors who hit it big in Hollywood. You're doubtless seen him in one of many Hollywood blockbusters dating from 1991 onwards. Comedy seems to be his specialty, but he said he likes to play "fish out of water" men.

Fraser has lived in Ottawa, Indianapolis, Detroit, Seattle, London and Rome. Apparently his dad was a travel executive. He loved theater after seeing it in London, eventually going to school at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle. He's a tall guy, six feet, three inches. In 1998, he was chosen by People Magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world.

After many supporting and minor roles, then some substantial roles like Encino Man and School Ties, and moving up to more main roles like Airheads and The Scout, he hit it big by landing the title role of George of the Jungle, where he got to show off his comedic talent. He claims that is the role that revolutionized his career.

Fraser has both American and Canadian citizenship, and speaks French fluently. He got married to his girlfriend of 4 years, Afton Smith. They got married in the garden at the Bel Air Hotel in Los Angeles. They share the same birthday, December 3. On September 17, 2002, he had his first son, Griffin Arthur. Strangely, in all Pauly Shore movies, Fraser's character is always called "Link"

Filmography (courtesy IMDB):
Crash (2004) .... Rick
Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) .... DJ Drake/Himself/Voice of Tasmanian Devil and She-Devil
The Quiet American (2002) .... Alden Pyle
The Mummy Returns (2001) .... Richard 'Rick' O'Connell
Monkeybone (2001) .... Stu Miley
Bedazzled (2000) .... Elliot Richards/Mary
Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists (2000) (voice) .... Sinbad
World of Gods and Monsters: A Journey with James Whale, The (1999) (V) .... Clayton Boone
Dudley Do-Right (1999) .... Dudley Do-Right
The Mummy (1999) .... Richard 'Rick' O'Connell
Blast from the Past (1999) .... Adam Webber
Gods and Monsters (1998) .... Clayton Boone
Still Breathing (1997) .... Fletcher McBracken
George of the Jungle (1997) .... George, the King of the Jungle
The Twilight of the Golds (1997) (TV) .... David Gold
Glory Daze (1996) .... Doug
Mrs. Winterbourne (1996) .... Hugh/Bill Winterbourne
Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (1996) (uncredited) .... Cameo appearance (placebo patient)
Passion of Darkly Noon, The (1996) .... Darkly Noon
Now and Then (1995) (uncredited) .... Vietnam Veteran
The Scout (1994) .... Steve Nebraska
In the Army Now (1994) (uncredited) .... Link
Airheads (1994) .... Chazz (Chester) Darvey
With Honors (1994) .... Montgomery 'Monty' Kessler
Younger and Younger (1993) .... Winston Younger
Twenty Bucks (1993) .... Sam Mastrewski
Son in Law (1993) (uncredited) .... Link
School Ties (1992) .... David Greene
Encino Man (1992) .... Link
My Old School (1991) (TV)
Guilty Until Proven Innocent aka Presumed Guilty (1991) (TV) .... Bobby McLaughlin
Dogfight (1991) (credited as Brendon Fraser) .... Sailor #1
Child of Darkness, Child of Light (1991) (TV) .... John's friend

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